“This Moment”

A Friday ritual. A single photo, no words, capturing a moment from the week. A simple, special, extraordinary moment. A moment I want to pause, savor and remember.

Douglas Brake’s organic fall into children’s music

Originally published here for Ruckus Magazine. Douglas Brake of Douglas Brake and the Sizzle, Hiss, Pop Band didn’t just wake up one day and say, “Hey, I should write and play kid music.” It happened organically, late one night while Brake was trying to get his then-1-year-old son to fall asleep. “I ran out of songs … More Douglas Brake’s organic fall into children’s music


I both loathe, and love, how every Friday, everyone’s phrase of the day is one of the following: “Happy Friday!” or “Happy Friday to us!” or “Hooray, Friday!” or “Thank god, we made it!” Love, because everyone is in a pretty good mood and you can feel the excitement swirling in the air. Plus, this … More Fridays